How to load money to your Mi-Card

Mi-Card

There’s this pre-paid debit card that I’ve been using for the last few months. I’ll tell you more about it some other day but for those that have it, here’s a handy guide on how you can easily “top-up” your card using Safaricom’s M-PESA service instead of having to visit a Diamond Trust Bank branch Read More …

Here’s how to read the Business Daily on your Android device

Jaguar Business Daily e-reader app

You’ve most likely heard of Safaricom and Nation Media’s collaboration that brings you the Daily Nation, Saturday Nation and Sunday Nation all week long for free with the only catch being that you have to use Safaricom’s 3G data to download the newspaper. If you have then the functionality of this new app is not Read More …

Galaxy S5 pre-orders in Kenya; which one is best for you?

Galaxy S5 Blue

Samsung is the only device manufacturer that does this kind of thing in the Kenyan market. As such, just as was the case with the Galaxy S4 last year, it teams up with various industry players to offer its customers the best of its best. For the Galaxy S5, which will be officially unveiled on Read More …

Thoughts on Nokia’s Android – Nokia X

Nokia X

If you happen to be a regular reader of my not so regular articles here then you know for a fact how I have always been yearning for an Android device made by Nokia. It finally came dressed in tiles and some other funny things. Did I like it? First impressions: no. Overall verdict: after Read More …

What you should look for in your next smartphone purchase

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If I were to list the number of calls, texts, emails, Facebook inbox messages, Twitter direct messages and the number of times that I’ve been stopped in the streets just to advise someone on what they should look for in their next smartphone purchase then I could easily be the editor of a very comprehensive Read More …

Lumia 1020: The best camera phone money can buy you now

Nokia Lumia 1020

I never got the chance to spend over an hour with the other 40+ megapixel hero, the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 Pureview. I did however get a chance to play with a review unit of the Nokia Lumia 1020 for a good one month and some days on top. I used it to shoot all manner Read More …

Thoughts on the Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5 Blue

There’s something about smartphones and me. Many a times that something has always revolved around one smartphone brand: the Galaxy brand. The epitome of that Galaxy brand is the Galaxy S series of smartphones. Since the first Galaxy S made its debut back in 2010, it has grown from an Apple iPhone copycat to its Read More …

While I was away, a cobweb song

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It’s been a while since I posted here. There have been very many queries about my unannounced absence. So much that I have a “Cobweb” label in my emails just to handle all those queries. Time my friends, time. In fact, I stole a few minutes that I ought to have used to serve you Read More …

5 Apps on the Google Play Store that are worth your money

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Having been a long time user of Android, there are obviously those apps that I have “grown” to love. Those that I’ll always have with me no matter what Android device I am using. Some are available on the Google Play Store for free, some cost a few dollars. Whatever the cost, they are worth Read More …

UpStart Africa auditions in Nairobi today and tomorrow

Upstart Africa Nairobi auditions

Over the last two weeks UpStart Africa has toured Kisumu and Mombasa looking for creatives, developers and marketers to join the inaugural Kenyan tech based business reality TV show that premiers mid November. Most people think that all talent in the country is based in Nairobi, the auditions have told a different story. The turn-out has Read More …

How to update to Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)

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Android 4.3 is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 octa version, GT-I9500. Here’s how to easily get it on your device. Requirements Odin. Download it here [LINK 1] The firmware [LINK 2] You need to have prepared your computer for this by installing the necessary drivers. See my previous how-tos touching on Read More …

10 Things the #GalaxyNote3Ke is not and cannot do for you

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Samsung yesterday unveiled its latest and greatest gadgets in Kenya. The Galaxy Note 3 and its companion device the Galaxy Gear are now available locally. While the Galaxy Gear is yet to be priced thanks to our new VAT laws as it has to wait for categorization by the CCK so as to determine how Read More …

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